"Notable" reports honors, awards and achivements of faculty and staff members. William Brooks, profesor of composition, is the author of "Music in the Americas, 1945-1970," published in volume VI of Macmillan's "Man and Music" series, "Modern Times: From World War I to the Present," edited by Robert P. Morgan. Brook's chapter was singled out for special praise in a review by Britrish critic Arnold Whittal in February's Musical Times, who characterized it as a "bold and bolshie piece," explaining that "Brooks' blend of the broad brush and the eye for detail is exhilirating, and his abilityu to keep aesthetic, sociological and technical topics in simultaneous play is admirable and highly illuminating." Clifford G. Christians, research professor of communications, has been named a research fellow of the Pew Evangelical Scholars Program, which supports first-order scholarship that brings Christian perspectives to bear upon important intellectual questions. Christians' study is titled "Truth and Naturalism in Communication Theory." Joe Greene, professor of materials science and engineering, received the 1993 Technical Excellence Award from the Semiconductor Research Corp. for "outstanding research contributions in the development of low-energy accelerated-ion doping during MBE Si and Si1-xGex film growth." Greene shared the award with a former graduate student, Lucia Markert. Adele Mazurek-Suslick, English teacher at University High School, has been named a reviewer for English Journal. The journal has been published since 1912 by the National Council of Teachers of English for teachers of English at all levels. Robert Stake, director of the Center for Instructional Research and Curriculum Evaluation, received an honorary degree from Uppsala University. Stake was nominated by the faculty of social science for his work in "development of qualitative methods of program evaluation for for educational social programs, particularly an approach identified within the educational profession as "responsive evaluation." Stake also was cited for his adaptation of ethnographic case-study methods to the study of educational innovation when he directed evaluative fieldwork alone these lines in such situations as Chicago School Reform, national study of discipline-based arts education and national studies of science and mathematics education. Carl R. Woese, professor of microbiology, was given an honorary degree of science May 8 by New York's Syracuse University. It was a hometown honor for Woese, who earned his doctorate in 1953 from Yale. He was nominated for the award by former colleagues.